Notice Concerning the Difference between Forecasts and Actual Financial Results for the Year Ended March 31, 2014

09 May 2014

TOKYO, Japan, May 9, 2014 — Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723), a premier provider of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced its difference between consolidated financial forecasts, which it disclosed on February 6, 2014, and actual results, which it disclosed today, for the year ended March 31, 2014 (the period from April 1, 2013 to March 31, 2014).

 

1. Difference between consolidated forecasts and actual results for the year ended March 31, 2014

(April 1, 2013 to March 31, 2014)

In millions of yen

  Net Sales Operating Income (loss) Ordinary Income (Loss) Net Income (Loss) Net Income (Loss) per Share (Yen)
Previous forecasts (As of February 6, 2014) 822,500 54,700 44,200 (21,800) (20.88)
Actual results 833,011 67,635 58,625 (5,291) (5.07)
Increase (decrease) 10,511 12,935 14,425 16,509 15.81
Percent change 1.3% 23.6% 32.6% 75.7% 75.7%
Reference: Results for the year ended March 31, 2014 785,764 (23,217) (26,862) (167,581) (401.76)

Background to the difference

Renesas announced the following financial results for the year ended March 31, 2014: net sales were 833.0 billion yen, 10.5 billion yen up from the previous forecast (announced on February 6, 2014); semiconductor sales were 796.8 billion yen, 6.8 billion yen up from the previous forecast.

Operating income (loss), ordinary income (loss) and net income (loss) were all better than the company's estimates, mainly owing to semiconductor sales being over the company's expectation and its efforts on promoting cost-containment measures.

Details will be explained in Renesas' announcement of financial results for the year ended March 31, 2014 on May 9, 2014.

 

Forward-Looking Statements

The statements in this press release with respect to the plans, strategies and financial outlook of Renesas Electronics and its consolidated subsidiaries (collectively “we”) are forward-looking statements involving risks and uncertainties. We caution you in advance that actual results may differ materially from such forward-looking statements due to several important factors including, but not limited to, general economic conditions in our markets, which are primarily Japan, North America, Asia, and Europe; demand for, and competitive pricing pressure on, products and services in the marketplace; ability to continue to win acceptance of products and services in these highly competitive markets; and fluctuations in currency exchange rates, particularly between the yen and the U.S. dollar. Among other factors, downturn of the world economy; deteriorating financial conditions in world markets, or deterioration in domestic and overseas stock markets, may cause actual results to differ from the projected results forecast.

 

About Renesas Electronics Corporation

Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723) delivers trusted embedded design innovation with complete semiconductor solutions that enable billions of connected, intelligent devices to enhance the way people work and live. A global leader in microcontrollers, analog, power, and SoC products, Renesas provides comprehensive solutions for a broad range of automotive, industrial, home electronics, office automation, and information communication technology applications that help shape a limitless future. Learn more at renesas.com.


The content in the press release, including, but not limited to, product prices and specifications, is based on the information as of the date indicated on the document, but may be subject to change without prior notice.